Farmington native Silseth to make big-league debut on Friday - Albuquerque Journal

Farmington native Silseth to make big-league debut on Friday

Farmington native Chase Silseth will make his major league debut Friday night as the starting pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels in Oakland, per several media reports.

Silseth, a Piedra Vista and ultimately a University of Arizona alumnus, was an 11th-round selection in last summer’s draft by the Angels, who famously took pitchers with all 20 of their draft selections. CBSsports.com reports that Silseth is the first player from that draft to reach the majors.

Silseth, who turns 22 on Wednesday, is being promoted from Double-A Rocket City of the Southern League, where he was 2-0 with a 1.73 earned-run average.

Home » From the newspaper » Farmington native Silseth to make big-league debut on Friday


Albuquerque Journal and its reporters are committed to telling the stories of our community.

• Do you have a question you want someone to try to answer for you? Do you have a bright spot you want to share?
   We want to hear from you. Please email yourstory@abqjournal.com

taboola desktop

1
UNM to part ways with softball coach Congleton
College
Former Highland High, Lobos standout went ... Former Highland High, Lobos standout went 73-158 in five seasons
2
Spring sports: Lobos 3rd at track/field meet; UNM men's ...
Baseball
New Mexico's men and women both ... New Mexico's men and women both placed third over the weekend at the Mountain West Conference outdoo ...
3
Isotopes win series finale; Bryant looks to join them ...
Featured Sports
'TOPES MONDAY: Off day SUNDAY: Isotopes ... 'TOPES MONDAY: Off day SUNDAY: Isotopes starter Zach Neal fanned nine batters, a season-high, and Scott Schebler homered in his first three-hit game of ...
4
Yodice: Golfer Krafft, Los Alamos track thrived in brightest ...
Featured Sports
There remain some loose ends to ... There remain some loose ends to tie up in the next three weeks – including the selection of ...
5
Lobos land skilled forward transfer Josiah Allick
ABQnews Seeker
The UNM Lobos got a commitment ... The UNM Lobos got a commitment Sunday from 6-8 forward Josiah Allick, who played the past three seasons at UMKC.
6
Ice Wolves advance to NAHL's final four playoff in ...
Featured Sports
The New Mexico Ice Wolves got ... The New Mexico Ice Wolves got a second-period power-play goal from Dillan Bentley and made it hold up for a 1-0 victory over the ...
7
Prep softball: Carlsbad, Gallup take home blue trophies
Featured Sports
About 30 minutes before the Carlsbad ... About 30 minutes before the Carlsbad Cavegirls took the field for warmups ahead of Saturday's Class 5A state softball championship game at UNM Field, ...
8
St. Pius gets its redemption, routs Academy for 4A ...
baseball
It took 11 months, but St. ... It took 11 months, but St. Pius got its redemption. And by the looks on the players' faces, it was worth the wait. The ...
9
Spring sports roundup: Lobo softball ends season on a ...
Baseball
New Mexico saved its best for ... New Mexico saved its best for last in a tough season, knocking off Mountain West champion San Diego ...